Vaccine patent waivers, Spain regional elections, UK fishing row, Napoleon bicentenary

published 1 month ago by France 24

In a stunning 180-degree turn, the Biden administration has announced that the United States will now support waiving exclusive rights to Covid-19 vaccine formulas owned by the pharmaceutical giants who manufacture doses on US soil. The idea had been pushed by India and South Africa as far back as October. At first, France also seemed to reverse course. 

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